10 Benefits of Beet Juice

10 Benefits of Beet Juice

1. Reduces blood pressure

Translational Science Center researchers at Wake Forest University found that drinking beetroot juice creates perfusions, or blood flow, to the brain. This is because beets contain a high concentration of nitrates, which allows blood to flow to the white matter of the frontal lobes, an area of the brain that is associated with dementia and other cognitive abilities, according to a report published online in Jan. 2011 in “Nitric Oxide.”

2. Anemia and low blood hemoglobin

Beet juice can cure your anemia because of its high Iron content. Which means it is also good for pms.

3. Cancer

Beets have also been found to increase the number of CD8 cells in the colon, which are cancer-destroying cells.

4. Aging

The anti-oxidants, phytochemicals, vitamins and minerals make beets an excellent Anti Aging Food.

5. Digestion

The large amounts of potassium and magnesium, beta-carotene, iron, and calcium are all essential to maintaining the health of your digestive tract lining.

6. Constipation

Beets are rich in fiber that can help keep waste materials move through your small and large intestines at a healthy pace.

7. Boosts stamina

In a UK study, drinking beet juice daily was found to improve endurance by 16 percent, which translates into a two percent “reduction in the time taken to cover a set distance.”

8. Natures Viagra

Beets contain nitrates which increase nitric oxide production, which is directly responsible for a male erection. This is perfect for women who have a significant other with a problem in this department. Ladies use with caution.

9. Skin care

Beet juice carries all the vitamins and minerals necessary for beautiful skin and hair. You can even use it as a face mask.

10. Brain function

This study shows how Drinking beet juice increases blood flow to the brain. Scientists found that beetroot juice’s benefits crossed right through the tricky blood-brain barrier and increased blood flow in key areas of the brain relating to executive function.*BONUS*Kidneys-Raw red beet juice is a great cleaner for the kidneys. It dissolves acid crystals quickly eliminating any little stones you may have. This is why you may get a red coloring to your urine.

If you have inflammation of the kidneys you can take 8 oz raw beet juice, 2-3 tsp at a time over a 24 hour period. Consume no other foods during this time.